University of Texas at Austin Cockrell School of Engineering named Number One petroleum engineering graduate school in the United States, followed by Stanford and Texas A & M.
Tulsa is the only Oklahoma college or university ranked in the top four nationally among graduate schools in that specialty. Tulsa petroleum engineering department was established in 1928, it offers a variety of programs such as bachelor of science, master of engineering, master of science and doctoral degrees.
Following is the list of Top 10 Petroleum Engineering Schools (Graduate Programs) in the USA in 2009.
Rank, University Name, Location, Score
1 University of Texas--Austin (Cockrell), Austin, TX 4.6
2 Stanford University, Stanford, CA 4.2
2 Texas A&M University--College Station (Look), College Station, TX 4.2
4 University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK 4.0
5 Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO 3.4
5 Pennsylvania State University--University Park, University Park, PA 3.4
5 University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 3.4
8 Louisiana State University--Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, LA 3.3
9 University of Southern California (Viterbi), Los Angeles, CA 3.1
10 New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM 2.8
10 Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 2.8
Source: U.S. News and World Report’s 2009 Best Graduate Schools
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